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Nick Bunker

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Nick Bunker

Nick Bunker

Nick Bunker is the Economic Research Director for North America at the Indeed Hiring Lab who focuses on the U.S. labor market. He was previously a Senior Policy Analyst at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, an economics think tank. Prior to that, Nick was a Research Assistant at the Center for American Progress. He holds a B.S.F.S. in international economics from Georgetown University.


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Indeed Job Search Survey July 2021: Job Search Picks Up as COVID Fears Recede

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Data from mid-July show active job search in the US labor market rose as more job seekers were willing to start a job immediately.


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May 2021 JOLTS Report: Demand for Workers Remains Strong

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This report isn’t quite the barn burner of last month, but the data do suggest that demand for workers is still very strong


Chart showing hit to employment by industry sector, showing percentage change in employment in June 2021 compared to February 2020. Employment in leisure and hospitality is 12.9% below its pre-pandemic level.

June 2021 Jobs Report: Solid Pace of Progress

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Things are picking up. All that employer demand is turning into jobs and higher wages for […]


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Indeed Job Search Survey June 2021: COVID Concerns and Financial Cushions Make Job Search Less Urgent

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In a new Indeed survey, many job seekers say they don’t feel a sense of urgency to get work, but that may change in the fall.


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Searches for Companies Rise After News of Wage Hikes

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Companies that publicized large wage increases have seen big jumps in Indeed searches.